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Re: [vox] cell phone contracts



On Sun 26 Nov 06, 10:37 AM, Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> said:
> On Sun, Nov 26, 2006 at 12:02:05PM -0500, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > On Sun 26 Nov 06,  9:39 AM, Marc Elliot Hall <marc@hallmarc.net> said:
> > > 
> > > My wife's phone is the cheap Motorola model that T-Mobile offered at a
> > > discount when I added her to my existing plan. I have a PalmOne Treo 600, 
> > > based on PalmOS (which I understand is going to be retired soon *sob*). 
> >  
> > For reals?  Scuttlebutt?  Or official?
> > 
> > That's terrible news.  I love PalmOS.
> 
> OTOH, head to PalmSource.com and notice the word "Linux" in big letters ;)
> 
>   http://www.palmsource.com/home.html
> 
> 
> LinuxDevices.com has had news about it.  For example,
> 
>   "Access, PalmSource ease toward integration"
>   http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS9987308839.html
> 
>     Access acquired PalmSource just over a year ago, outbidding Palm
>     and Motorola, among others. Since then, Access and PalmSource have
>     collaborated on a Linux stack for mobile phones, dubbed Access Linux
>     Platform (ALP).
> 
> ...
> 
> -bill!

Both sides of that OTOH suck.  This is even more terrible!  I don't *want* a
Linux powered PDA.  I simply want what I've had for almost a decade now.

:-(

Dang.  Looks like all good things really do come to an end...

Peter
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